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Monday, June 17, 2019

UA-Cossatot will begin varsity athletics with men’s and women’s basketball next November. New coach Brad Phillips’ love of the game has carried him from the hills of Arkansas to the plains of Kansas to the swamps of south Mississippi and back to his native state on the opposite corner.

Ashley and Abby Dykes of De Queen have committed to being part of the first basketball team at Texas A&M University at Texarkana. The school, a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, is preparing for its initial season on the court. Abby, left, and Ashley are pi…

Monday, June 10, 2019

Sixty area baseball players showed up for the 2019 Leopard Baseball Camps, which were held June 5 and June 7 at Leopard Field. Campers took part in drills covering all aspects of the game and were instructed by current players and coaches of the Leopard baseball program.

Friday, June 07, 2019
Monday, June 03, 2019

Tyson Foods supported the 2018/19 Cossatot River girls softball team. Pictured is former CRHS assistant coach and Tyson Foods, Grannis Plant Supervisor Keven Hill, presenting a $300 check to Coach Tyler Timms of Cossatot River High School. 

Monday, May 27, 2019

Erik Smith has been hired as UA Cossatot’s new soccer coach, as the college gears up for the 2019-2020 soccer season. Home games and practices will take place at the Herman Dierks Park in De Queen and tryouts for both the men and women’s teams will be announced very soon.  

Athletic conferences for the 2020-2022 cycle will soon be announced by the Arkansas Activities Association. Based on the attendance figures recorded over the last school year, little should change for De Queen and Horatio.

Trevor Blankenship of Horatio High School signs a letter of intent for the cheer squad at Henderson State University. Pictured with the signee are, from left: (front) HSU cheer coach Rick Reboller, Horatio cheer coach Jeana Ford, Blankenship, his mother Melissa Patrick; (back) grandmother Sh…

Malik Beasley signs a letter of intent to participate in track and field at the University of Central Arkansas. Beasley won both the shot put and discus at the 7AAAA conference meet this season. Also pictured are De Queen head track coach Jonathan Lindsey, left, and head football coach Steph…

Monday, May 20, 2019
Thursday, May 09, 2019

MAGNOLIA – Monday was not De Queen’s day at finals of the much delayed 4A South regional softball tournament. The Lady Leopards fell to Bauxite 7-3 in a game where little went right.

After coming so close so many times, Lexy Taylor pitched a no-hitter as De Queen’s softball team downed Murfreesboro 10-0 April 28 in a warm up for the regional tournament.

PARKERS CHAPEL — Errors proved costly to Horatio in the finals of the AA South region tournament at Parkers Chapel. The Lady Lions fell to the host team 5-3.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

UA Cossatot is making plans and preparations for basketball season as Coach Brad Phillips begins selecting team players. On Saturday, May 4, the college will be holding men and women’s basketball tryouts at the UA Cossatot Historic Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium. Women’s basketball tryouts wil…

Monday, April 29, 2019

DIERKS — It was one more title for departing coach Lance Spigner. Horatio did not give up a run in winning yet another conference tournament.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019

De Queen baseball player, Mack Carver, signs a letter of intent with Ecclesia College in Springdale. With the signee are parents Brandi and Shane Carver.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The De Queen/Sevier County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce it will once again be hosting the Annual Tri-Lakes Big Bass Festival. This year marks the 30th tournament. It is always the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and it is a great kickoff to the summer. 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Monday, April 15, 2019

The baseball Leopards suffered multiple self inflicted wounds in an 11-5 loss to visiting Bauxite April 2. Four De Queen errors allowed the Miners four unearned runs.